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SB 1862: Background Screening


Background Screening; Prohibiting certain entities that contract for inmate labor from excluding certain persons from consideration for employment or from disqualifying certain persons from employment; specifying conditions that constitute exclusion from consideration for employment; prohibiting an entity from inquiring into or considering an applicant’s criminal history before the applicant has received a conditional offer of employment; prohibiting an entity from considering specified information in connection with an application for employment; requiring an entity to consider specified factors when determining whether an applicant may be disqualified from employment, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Criminal Justice
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Commerce and Tourism; Appropriations -SJ 160
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 160
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Criminal Justice